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Barrow opens a Boro office

To make him and his staff more accessible for area voters, U.S. Rep. John Barrow announced Friday the opening of a new office in downtown Statesboro.

May 25, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


More dead fish found in Ogeechee

More dead fish were found Friday in the Ogeechee River, and environmentalists await test results to find out the reason they died. Public safety advisories to refrain from fishing or swimming in the river remain in place.

May 25, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Qualifying ends with few races

Qualifying for local offices ended earlier Friday with only the Sheriff's race drawing enough interest for a contested primary on July 31.

May 25, 2012 | | Local


Ogeechee River landings are closed

For the second straight year, people are being warned to stay out of the Ogeechee River during Memorial Day weekend.

May 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cemetery vandals arrested

A trio of young vandals were arrested Thursday after confessing guilt in the destruction and desecration of a nearly 200-year-old cemetery near Metter that includes the burial plots of Confederate veterans, police said.

May 24, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Man stabbed at Campus Crossings

A man stabbed another early Thursday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments during a fight over a woman, police said.

May 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 arrested in metal thefts

Two metal theft suspects are behind bars and Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are seeking a third after the owner of a Portal property interrupted a theft Tuesday.

May 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 teens arrested in store burglary

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested two teens Monday in connection with a February convenience store burglary.

May 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


D.C. parade first mission for new band director

With a contract starting July 1, Lee Collins' first official mission as Statesboro High School's new band director will be to escort the band to Washington, D.C., to perform in the National Independence Day Parade.

May 22, 2012 | By AL HACKL Herald Writer | Local


Traffic stop lands fugitive wanted in 2 states

A man wanted on charges in two states was apprehended Monday when Bulloch County sheriff's deputies answered a suspicious vehicle call.

May 22, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Superintendent field narrowed to 10 candidates

The Bulloch County school board has narrowed the field of candidates to be the next district superintendent to 10.

May 22, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Qualifying begins Wednesday

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, Dr. Tom Caiazzo's name and employer were incorrect in an article on the front page of Tuesday's edition. Caiazzo is a professor at East Georgia College. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

May 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Top-ranked GSU program turns out advanced nurses

The 14 nurses who received master's degrees at Georgia Southern University this month graduated from a program that one influential magazine ranks in the top 20 of its kind in the U.S. and tops in Georgia.

May 21, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Herald earns 20 AP awards

The Statesboro Herald won 20 awards in the 2012 Georgia Associated Press Awards contest, including Story and Photo of the Year. The awards were announced Saturday in Macon during the AP's annual awards luncheon.

May 19, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


SHS saying farewell to Mr. Ferguson

Joe Ferguson stays in touch with his own middle school and high school band teachers and many former students. So after five years as band director at Statesboro High School, he's not going to slip away without a trace.

May 19, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

As a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 4, Adrianne McCollar has made "Our children. Our community. Our future." her campaign slogan.

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


March for Our Lives 1 p.m. today at GSU

Georgia Southern University students have organized a March for Our Lives event for 1 p.m. Saturday on the Statesboro campus.

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Speak Up for Education’ offers new format

The 2018 version of the Bulloch County Schools' long-established Speak Up for Education event offers a new format, with participants able to choose multiple sessions ...

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff's Foundation to hold Boston butt benefit

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is selling slow-roasted Boston butts to help fund various community programs.

March 23, 2018 | | Local


Former US Sen. Zell Miller dies

ATLANTA - As Georgia's governor, Zell Miller successfully championed selling lottery tickets to fund scholarships in a Bible belt state and lost a fight to ...

March 23, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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